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24 min ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Gaza deaths rise amid Israel, Hamas battle

The latest wave of attacks between Hamas and Israel showed no signs of abating Saturday, as the two sides battled it out with rockets and airstrikes.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Teenagers

4 hrs ago | Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Keeping kids off drugs more difficult than 'Just Say No'

The cheapest, most effective way to reduce the number of addicts in Ohio seems like the most obvious -- stop children from using drugs.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Kids, US Governors, John Kasich, Coshocton, OH

Fri Jul 11, 2014

KPIC

Union leader derides Obama education chief

The president of the nation's second-largest teachers union said Friday that President Barack Obama's education chief has turned his back on the concerns of educators and parents, but she stopped short of calling for his ouster.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Kids, Los Angeles County, CA

KMBC-TV

US official at border: 'We'll send you back'

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has something to say to people contemplating illegal migration to the United States: "We'll send you back."

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Kids, US News, Artesia, NM, Rick Perry, US Governors

WWNC-AM Asheville

FTC Sues Amazon Over In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission is going after Amazon.com. The FTC filed a complaint Thursday accusing Amazon of unlawfully billing parents millions of dollars for in-app purchases made by their kids in mobile games.

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Related Topix: Kids

KFVS12

Kirk demands background checks on immigrant kids

Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk is demanding criminal background checks on the unaccompanied children that have crossed the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Prison, Kids

WNNJ.com

The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.

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Related Topix: Kids, Prison, Honduras, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel

Crosswalk

Parents' Number One Assignment - UpWords - Week of July 11-17

Proverbs 22:6 says, "Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it."

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Related Topix: Kids

Yahoo!

Obama official says immigrant kids draining funds

The Homeland Security agency responsible for removing immigrants who are in the country illegally will run out of money by mid-August unless Congress approves President Barack Obama's emergency request for $3.7 billion to help deal with a flood of child immigrants crossing the border illegally without their parents, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Kids, US Politics, Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, US Senate, Patrick Leahy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

KWNN-FM Stockton

Jimmy Kimmel and Wife Welcome Baby Girl

Jimmy Kimmel and wife Molly McNearney had their baby girl Thursday morning. "Congratulations to my beautiful and very tough wife @mollymcnearney on delivering our baby girl this morning," the late night host tweeted Thursday.

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Related Topix: Kids

Andover Advertiser

National Trust in outdoor play bid

More than half of youngsters aged seven to 12 spend less than an hour a day outside, while almost nine in 10 children have never taken part in traditional outdoor activities such as playing conkers or building a raft, according to research by the charity.

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Midwest Georgia's Magic 98.1

Houston Woman Goes Off On Border Children

One possible detention center location is Terrell Middle School. Federal officials toured the school to see if it would be a suitable detention center for the unaccompanied minors coming here from Central America.

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Related Topix: Kids

NewsOK.com

FTC sues Amazon over kids' app charges

The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court.

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Cybercast News Service

4 adults, 3 kids die in apartment building fire

An intense fire ravaged a three-story apartment building before dawn Thursday, killing four adults and three children, forcing tenants to jump or hand their children to safety, and leading to dramatic rescues from upper floors.

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Related Topix: Fire, Kids

National Public Radio

Pig Threatens Children Walking Through Maine Woods

Police in the Maine town of Oakland are looking for a pig that threatened two children walking through the woods.

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Related Topix: Kids

The Marion Star

Man sits in hot car to plead for end to child deaths

A North Carolina man is taking to social media to try to prevent another child from dying in a hot car.

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National Public Radio

For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch-As-Catch-Can

The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups sued the federal government Wednesday for its failure to provide legal representation to immigrant children in deportation proceedings.

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Related Topix: Kids, ACLU, Immigration Reform

Wed Jul 09, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

4 kids, 2 adults killed in Texas shooting

Two adults and four children were killed in a domestic shooting in Spring, Texas, on Wednesday night, said Harris County Constable Ron Hickman.

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Related Topix: Spring, TX, Kids

Sunherald.com

Nazi suspect denied bail in US on German warrant

Defense lawyers argued that 89-year-old Johann "Hans" Breyer is in frail health and deteriorating in prison.

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Related Topix: Elderly (Senior Citizen)

WFAA-TV Dallas

First singing, then tragedy at Maryland camp

More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp.

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Related Topix: Kids, Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Carroll County, MD

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